Jason A. Herman is a Partner in the Corporate Department at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. Jason focuses on the organization, structuring and operation of a wide range of private investment funds, including buyout funds; distressed, mezzanine and other fixed income funds; real estate funds; hybrid funds; and hedge funds.
In addition to traditional private equity fundraising initiatives, Jason regularly advises sponsors with respect to customized fund arrangements, co-investment vehicles, and carry plans and other internal arrangements.
Jason represents leading private equity sponsors in fund formation matters, including Apax, Carlyle, KKR, Blackstone, GSO, Morgan Stanley, AllianceBernstein, Alvarez & Marsal Capital, Drawbridge, Evercore Partners, Tiger Management, Lightyear Capital and Square Mile Capital Management.
Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2013 recently selected Jason as an up-and-coming lawyer in private equity fund formation. Jason received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2001. He received his B.A., with highest distinction, from the University of Michigan in 1997, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.